Racing Sales Executive

Arena Racing Company

Doncaster Racecourse Full-time Competitive

Category: Sales Posted: 16.05.2019

Position: Racing Sales Executive

Salary: Dependant on experience

Location: Doncaster

Contract type: Permanent

Hours of work: 40 hours per week, 5 over 7 – including weekend and evening race meetings

Doncaster Racecourse is currently recruiting for a very exciting position, seeking a driven Racing Sales Executive to work within the existing Sales team. This role is a great opportunity for someone who loves proactive sales and working in a nonstop, varied environment.

At Doncaster Racecourse, no two days are ever the same! It truly is a unique venue to work in and one that can provide a great challenge for the right candidate.

The main duties of the Racing Sales Executive is to establish a strong presence amongst local and national competitors and coordinating sales to grow our race day product, hospitality bookings, restaurant sales and general ticket sales. Working closely with our sales teams you will ensure that every aspect of our guest experience is exceptional whilst maintaining focus on achieving the financial objectives for the site. This is an inbound and proactive sales role, where you will be expected to build up a new client base and develop current relationships, this will be done through actively working with cold and warm leads via phone, email and client visits.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

Educated to at least GCSE or equivalent
Proven track record in sales or account management
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
Venue, hospitality or leisure background is an advantage
Experience of Event Master or similar ticketing/crm system is an advantage
Excellent Time Management skills
Exceptional communication
Excellent customer service and very customer focused
Computer literate
Friendly and Approachable nature
Able to work individually and as part of a Team
Works well under pressure
Organised, systematic and process driven
The right to work within the UK

In return we will offer you:

A competitive salary
22 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays
Contributory pension scheme
Childcare voucher scheme
Free parking
Personal and professional development opportunities
A range of racing & leisure benefits including complimentary tickets, offers and discounts at our racecourses and hotels across the Arena Racing Company and Galleon Hotel group.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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This job expires in 2 weeks, on 9th June 2019.

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